By: V. Levasseur
Date: 1840 (Published) Paris
Dimensions: 12 x 17 inches (30.5 cm x 43.2 cm)
This is an authentic, antique map of North America in the mid nineteenth century. The map, notated in French, was created by V. Levasseur and published out of Paris in 1840. This is lavishly illustrated decorative map details the continent from the Arctic Regions, beautifully depicted in the north, to the northern edge of South America in the south.
The continent is framed by the oceans in the inset, and beyond the map by natural and sometimes exotic flora and fauna all forming a lush, rich backdrop in lovely deep colors. Also included in the illustrations are features such as a Mesoamerican pyramid, pieces of statuary resembling figures from Mesoamerica, a train going over the chasm of a waterfall, a frigate frozen in ice and Eskimos in mortal combat.
Condition: This map is in A condition with minor foxing in the margin, which are wide all around.
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